Will you just drag your sorry ass through this world without any Autostraddle gear to call your own? Go ahead and buy the damn shirt. Stitch It.
The thing is that buying merch from a band is one of those lovely, rare situations in life that benefits EVERYONE, like a charity car wash or the general existence of nachos. It's great because you're helping support an artist you love, which allows them to keep doing what they're doing. There are solutions in the form of super-easy DIYs that will transform even the biggest, ugliest shirt into something unique and flattering.
Buying a bathing suit can be an expensive purchase — not to mention an endeavor often strife with discontent. So why not skip the fitting room stalls and bust out a pair of scissors and some thread and make your own sexy bikini?! Remember Me.
Here are some quick and easy no sew DIY clothing hacks that will let you create stunning pieces of fashion and completely transform your wardrobe with the most basic skills. Nowadays, lace is totally in-trend and is being used by top-notch designers in their fashion pieces. Use a pair of the old shorts and transform them into a gorgeous-looking lacey stuff with this easy-to-do DIY tutorial that guides you through the project without any sewing required at all.
Remember the days of tie dye and cut up tees at summer camp? One of the most important things to remember when cutting up T-shirts is to constantly try them on while cutting. You may think something is too short or wide on a table but once you put it on your body things change.
Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson. Any old t-shirt, large enough to fit you.
The sleeves of the T-shirt are folded forward then cut at the hem to make the placket for the laced-up corset. The ribbon is continued up around the neck to make a halter strap. Fold the shirt in half the long way with the design facing out.
In any case, I have a ton of awesome ideas for you to make an old shirt new! Instead, take them to your craft room. Yeah, you might get some weird tan lines, but who cares? You are going to love these looks!
Don't throw that oversized and sloppy old T-shirt out just yet. You can make a bikini out of it! No one else will have one like you.